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Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families


Division of Youth Rehabilitative Services

Community Advisory Board




Mission Statement

The Community Advisory Board (CAB) for the Division of Youth Rehabilitative Services shall be appointed by the Director.  The members shall be a representative group of citizens from both the public and private sectors who are active in community affairs and have a broad background in juvenile welfare interests.   Members shall select a Chairperson for a two-year term.  The Community Advisory Board shall assist the Division by evaluating, advising, recommending and supporting policies and procedures that are in the best interest of the juveniles.  Its specific functions are:

  1. to evaluate existing programs and identify additional resources needed
  2. to identify funding needs and assist the Division in securing needed funds from governmental and private sources, etc.
  3. to act as advocates for juvenile justice youth .

Since the operations of a facility or program both affects and is affected by other agencies within and outside the juvenile justice system, an information sharing mechanism shall be established to maintain contact with advisory committees, justice councils, state and regional planning organizations and other community resources.

New Castle County Community Advisory Board

Mission: “To guide youth involved in juvenile justice to a successful future and support public safety.”

2021-2022 Meeting Schedule

All meetings are from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in building #9 the Multi-Purpose Facility – 1825 Faulkland Road, Wilmington, DE 19805

  • March 08, 2021
  • June 14,2021
  • September 13, 2021
  • December 13, 2021
  • March 14, 2022
  • June 13, 2022
  • September 12, 2022
  • December 12, 2022

*Contact Elizabeth Hoffman at 302-633-2620 for any questions.

Meeting Minutes

Kent and Sussex County Community Advisory Board

2021 Meeting Schedule

All meetings are from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. in the Stevenson House Detention Center conference room.

  • February 25, 2021
  • May 5, 2021
  • November 17, 2021

Meeting Minutes